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Do you smoke? If yes, did you smoke when you were pregnate?

I did, with both of my children. I did switch to lights though. My Dr, for my second child, actually told me that a pack a day wouldnt harm the baby. I think he was kinda old school..... My kids did turn out ok, though. Both weighin around 6 lbs when born.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:16 PM on Jun. 19, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Yes I did with all three of my kids one was 7lb 11 oz the next was 6lb 90z and my last was 8lb 2 oz I did have regret for not quiting but did cut My kids are just fine
    JESSMCARTER325

    Answer by JESSMCARTER325 at 6:19 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • I quit smoking when I found out I was pregnant. That was 4 years ago.
    Leslie03

    Answer by Leslie03 at 6:20 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • my stepmom smoked with my lil sister like normal (3 packs a day or more)
    and lowered herself to one pack /lil bro

    they both scratched their ears to bleeding when they were babies cause they had so many ear infections
    vakatia

    Answer by vakatia at 6:29 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • I quit smoking as soon as I found out I was pregnant with my first. Didn't go back because I couldn't juggle the baby and going out for a smoke!
    manna1qd

    Answer by manna1qd at 6:42 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • I stopped smoking with my first child and havent smoked since. A friend of mine had a baby and she smoked through her whole pregnancy, her baby wasnt fine. He has asthma really bad still and he is 8 years old. He is going to have to deal with that his whole life and it is probably realited to her smoking. He also had minor problems at birth where he had to be kept in the special care nursery....it just isnt worth the risk.
    MommyMel03

    Answer by MommyMel03 at 6:43 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • i did though i regret it it was just so hard to quit. but both my babies were perfectly healthy over 8 lbs both and hardly any ear infections
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:11 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • I quit when I found out I was pregnant (both times!)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:40 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • Not proud to say it, but I smoked with all 3. I cut wayyyyy back and smoked ultra lights, and fortunately they were all perfectly healthy. 6lb 1 oz, 6 lb 7 oz, and 7 lb 7 oz. I'm small 5'2" and only weighed 100 lbs when I started. One or two ear infections in the first year for all. None since then. My fiances boy had and has ear infections all the time and his mother didn't smoke. I was lucky, I think. I wish I never started smoking.
    drowninginboys

    Answer by drowninginboys at 12:17 PM on Jun. 20, 2008

  • doc says if u smoke regularly that it is worse to stop cold turkey than to keep smoking. ONly because when u stop your body has withdrawels and your baby is now a part of your body. my sister continued with her pregnancy. i had like 2 cigs left the day i found out.. i smoked the rest of them that day and havent touched one since.. as much as withdrawels, i havent even thought about a cig because im so excited with the baby.. reading about it and eveyrthing.. but talk with ur doctor :)
    KelsoBabeyy

    Answer by KelsoBabeyy at 12:02 AM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • I quit when I found out I was pregnant.
    jharve

    Answer by jharve at 3:42 AM on Sep. 9, 2008

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